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Yesterday morning, a family in Anderson, MO was inside their home when flood waters washed their entire home and family away in it.
The mother of a two year old was able to hold her son above the water as they were taken by the swift waters until they were caught in a tree. The mother said it was all she could do to hold him above the water.
From the mother's post...
"Prayers that my mother in-law Linda Kuykendall is found safely and unharmed after the flooding today. Yes, our house is 100% gone. We have nothing. I am BLESSED, THANKFUL, and GRATEFUL that my babies got out okay today. The Scariest moment is have ever had in my life was not knowing if i was strong enough to keep my son's head above water today...by the grace of God, a tree caught us and i was able to lift my son into the tree and out of the water until an emergency boat arrived. A couple scrapes and bruises but we are alive. My babies are alive but my mother in-law is still missing...prayers she is found PLEASE. Prayers for all of us to be able to recollect ourselves after losing everything we have... had..."
The mother, father and 2 year old and 1 year old are shaken and bruised but the mother in-law that was with them has still not been found. Rescuers and the family are desperately searching for the mother in-law.
WE ARE BELIEVING GOD FOR A MIRACLE THAT SHE WILL BE FOUND SAFE AND UNHARMED!!
This family lost everything, their home, their vehicles and all their belongings. All of their items can be replaced, but please pray that the mother in-law is found safe.
If anyone feels compelled to give to this family, please do so. This family will very much appreciate the generosity of NWA and SW MO during this difficult time.